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Arensberg, Walter Conrad

Naomi Sawelson-Gorse.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Financial Aspects of Art. 1545 words.

Arensberg, Walter Conrad (04 April 1878–29 January 1954), art collector, poet, and writer, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the son of Conrad Christian Arensberg, an industrialist, and...

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Beckford, William Thomas

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Literature. 6270 words.

Beckford, William Thomas (1760–1844), writer and art collector, was born on 29 September 1760 at one of his father's houses, in Westminster or Fonthill, Wiltshire, and baptized at Fonthill...

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Bentinck, Margaret Cavendish [née Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley], duchess of Portland

Pat Rogers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Natural History. 1353 words.

Bentinck, Margaret Cavendish [née Lady Margaret Cavendish Harley], duchess of Portland (1715–1785), collector of art and natural history specimens and patron of arts and sciences, was born...

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Caulfield, James

Timothy Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Literature; Publishing. 793 words.

Caulfield, James (1764–1826), author and printseller, was born in The Vineyard, Clerkenwell, on 11 February 1764, the son of a music engraver. He was brought up in Cambridge and educated by...

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Cavendish [née Hervey; other married name Foster], Elizabeth Christiana, duchess of Devonshire

Amanda Foreman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Literature; Social and Cultural History; Education. 1204 words.

Cavendish [née Hervey; other married name Foster], Elizabeth Christiana, duchess of Devonshire (1757–1824), society hostess and patron of the arts, was the middle daughter of Frederick...

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Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne

Lynn Hulse.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Science and Mathematics; Literature. 9475 words.

Cavendish, William, first duke of Newcastle upon Tyne (bap. 1593, d. 1676), writer, patron, and royalist army officer, was born at Handsworth Manor, Yorkshire, and was baptized in the...

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Compton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne, second marquess of Northampton

Jack Morrell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Science and Mathematics; Literature. 1673 words.

Compton, Spencer Joshua Alwyne, second marquess of Northampton (1790–1851), patron of science and the arts, was born on 2 January 1790 at Erlestoke Park, Wiltshire, the second son of...

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Ellis, Thomas Evelyn Scott-, eighth Baron Howard de Walden

Michael Maclagan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Literature. 1333 words.

Ellis, Thomas Evelyn Scott-, eighth Baron Howard de Walden (1880–1946), writer, sportsman, and patron of the arts, was born in London on 9 May 1880, the only son of Frederick George Ellis,...

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Elmhirst [née Whitney], Dorothy Payne

Lottie Hoare.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Literature. 1928 words.

Elmhirst [née Whitney], Dorothy Payne (1887–1968), patron of education and the arts, was born at 1731 I Street, in Washington, DC, United States of America, on 23 January 1887, the fifth...

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Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco

Bethany Neubauer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Financial Aspects of Art. 1337 words.

Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco (18 February 1853–21 September 1908), educator, poet, and Orientalist, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of Manuel Francisco Ciriaco Fenollosa, a Spanish...

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